Pakistan 50th Anniversary Fund

A scholarship for well-qualified Pakistan nationals to study a one-year taught Masters course at Strathclyde. 

We award one scholarship to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the foundation of the State of Pakistan. We want to help well-qualified Pakistan nationals who don’t have the financial means to pursue a one-year MSc in the UK. This scholarship is offered on the basis of financial need.


  • Number of scholarships One
  • Value Varies
  • Opens 5 December 2016
  • Deadline 31 March 2017
  • Help with Tuition fees, Living costs, Travel costs
  • Duration One year

Eligibility

Is this for you?

You should have a First-class Honours degree from a recognised Pakistan University.

You must be in your home country at the time of application, have relevant work experience and not studied in the UK before. You must return to Pakistan at the end of your studies and serve there for five years.

You must be sufficiently fluent in written and oral English to pursue your proposed studies immediately.

Further details

Candidates:

  • must have already qualified for their degree at the time of application and must have a First-class Honours degree from a recognised Pakistan university
  • are unable to pay to study in the UK. Sufficient evidence of financial need must be provided
  • must be in their home country at the time of application
  • should have relevant work experience and have not previously studied in the UK
  • must return to Pakistan at the end of their studies and work there for 5 years
  • must be sufficiently fluent in written and oral English to pursue their proposed studies immediately.

Candidates will NOT be eligible for consideration if they have:

  • undertaken studies lasting one year or more in a developed country
  • undertaken multiple degrees
  • previously studied in the UK

How to apply

Applicants must submit the required details of family income and supporting documents (see application/further information at link below). Applications without supporting documents will not be processed.  

Send completed applications by email (preferably PDF) to pakistan-scholarship@strath.ac.uk.

The closing date: 31 March 2017

Candidates must also apply for acceptance on a postgraduate course at the University. Candidates who have not made an application for a postgraduate course will not be considered for the scholarship.

 

Pakistan 50th Anniversary Scholarship 2017/18